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Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans Show off Dunking Skills

The NFL draft is less than three months away, but two of the most notable NFL draft prospects look like they are getting ready for this weekend's NBA slam dunk contest. Former Texas A&M stars Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans made names for themselves on the gridiron. Show More Summary

A Complete History Of LeBron James Not Competing In The NBA Slam Dunk Contest

It’s a tale as old as time…or 10 years. Whatever. Will LeBron James be in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest? Short answer: probably not. However, for the last decade, LeBron has been teasing fans with the possibility he’ll perform. The saga of the LeBron dunk contest comes around every year around this time and it will probably continue until he retires.

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Predicting Who Will Pull off Most Creative Dunks

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest field is absolutely stacked, so it's going to take some ingenuity for the winner to rise above the rest. This year's six competitors —Paul George, Terrence Ross and John Wall from the East and HarrisonShow More Summary

LeBron James Approaching Peak Physical Fitness, Phoenix Suns Can Attest

PHOENIX — The noise has returned in a rush of late, the noise about him ceding his MVP throne, the noise about his potential offseason plans, the noise about him denying the carnival barkers an All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, the noise about...Show More Summary

LeBron James Says He's Still 'Not a Dunk Contest Guy'

PHOENIX — He conducted his slamming show after the Heat's practice session was opened to the media. So LeBron James had to know that he was opening himself to a new round of questions and criticisms regarding his decade-long refusalShow More Summary

2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Why Eastern Conference Holds Advantage

The NBA shook things up a bit when it announced that there would be some rule changes in this year's Slam Dunk Contest. The contestants will now be divided into teams (Eastern Conference versus Western conference), and will compete in...Show More Summary

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Ranking Top Contenders in Loaded Lineup

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star weekend will prove to be one of the most thrilling spectacles in recent memory, simply because of the talent on display. As athletic as defending champion Terrence Ross is, the young Toronto...Show More Summary

LeBron James Puts on a Practice Dunk Show in Phoenix

PHOENIX — The world will almost certainly never see LeBron James participate in an official NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. James reiterated as much Saturday night in Salt Lake City, when he said he hadn't considered entering this year's...Show More Summary

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Complete Viewing Guide for All-Star Weekend Event

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest promises to be one of the best versions of this competition we have ever seen. It now looks to be the premier event of not only All-Star Saturday night but also of the entire weekend in New Orleans. Give...Show More Summary

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Breaking Down Participants and New Rules

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has undergone massive changes in 2014 as the league looks to infuse All-Star Saturday Night's marquee event with some much-needed energy. This year's contest will feature six participants and two unique rounds that will ultimately produce a team and individual champion. Show More Summary

Dunk of the Night: Friday, February 7

Toronto Raptors swingman Terrence Ross won the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, so you know he can throw it down. And he got an opportunity to do just that on Friday night in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Ross drove the lane and finished a nasty one-handed flush amid a crowd of Clippers defenders. Read more NBA news on

NBA Releases Highlight Mixes for Slam Dunk Contest Participants

The NBA Slam Dunk contest field has been released, and the Association wasted no time getting us ready for the showcase on Feb. 15. Each participant has a highlight mix of their best dunks that feature what they are capable of bringing to New Orleans. Show More Summary

10 Most Underrated NBA Slam Dunk Contest Dunks Of The 2000s

Those who are anything like us were elated with they saw the list of the 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest participants. For one, it’s the most star-studded in years and it also has the most talent…. Continue

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Forecasting Which Stars Will Put on the Best Show

For those who say the NBA Slam Dunk Contest is dead, take a look at this year's field. John Wall, Paul George and Damian Lillard are the headliners, along with 2013 champion Terrence Ross and two others who are more than capable of bringing...Show More Summary

Each Dunk Contest Participant's Best Slam of His Career

With the announcement that Paul George, Damian Lillard and John Wall would all be throwing their hats—and best basketball acrobatics—into the ring for the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest, the NBA’s All-Star Weekend highlight reel has something...Show More Summary

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014 Format: Explaining Changes to This Year's Competition

John Wall, Damian Lillard and Paul George are leading a concerted effort to bring star power back to the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but that's not the only change the storied event will undergo this year in New Orleans. In a media release...Show More Summary

The weird new NBA Slam Dunk Contest format, explained

The Slam Dunk Contest rules are changing. We answer some frequently asked questions. The format for the Slam Dunk Contest has changed, as you might have heard. Here's our best attempt to explain it. Okay, so how does it work now? There are six participants, three from each conference. Show More Summary

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